Marc Andreessen is adding venture capitalist to the growing list of titles he wears in the tech world, which includes serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and browser technology pioneer, according to a report in peHUB.
Andreessen is launching the venture fund with Ben Horowitz, a former Netscape veteran and co-founder of Opsware, two companies that Andreessen co-founded, the report states.
The venture fund is the latest evolution to the angel investment relationship Andreessen and Horowitz share. Last year, for example, the pair wereand virtual world company .
And Thursday night, Andreessen made an appearance on the Charlie Rose show, in which he discussed his role as an entrepreneur, investor, and now a venture capitalist.
Andreessen is launching a venture capital fund at a time when VC investments into start-ups has taken a hit, falling, over the previous year.
Nonetheless, Andreessen does have a track record for creating companies that have gone public or been acquired for big bucks, from the former browser pioneer Netscape to the